Shelly Bradbury covers police and crime in Chattanooga and Hamilton County for the Times Free Press. She's been with the paper since 2012, working first as an intern and then as a business reporter.
She is from Houghton, New York, and graduated from Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and minor in management. Before moving to Tennessee, Shelly previously interned with The Goshen News, The Sandusky Register and The Mint Hill Times.
Outside the newsroom, Shelly enjoys hiking, horseback riding, traveling and fishing.
If you have an idea for a story, call Shelly at 423-757-6525 or email email@example.com.
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There's discord in the ranks at the Soddy-Daisy Police Department.
A retired Chattanooga police assistant chief shot his 18-year-old stepson in the leg during a scuffle Sunday at the family's North Chattanooga home.
The Chattanooga Police Department has identified a teenager shot in North Chattanooga Sunday morning.
MADISONVILLE, Tenn. — Jody Hawkins sits on her front porch with thick tears rushing down her face and remembers her 3-year-old granddaughter.
Jasmine Akins didn't go out much, her family says. She wasn't a big partier.
The last time a police officer died in Chattanooga, the gunman was wearing a bulletproof vest and brandishing two guns. Police shot the gunman multiple times with their service weapons, but he didn't go down.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation will decide whether a Chattanooga police officer broke the law when he contacted the victim of a rape he was investigating this summer.
The gunshots woke Labron and Latasha Harden up.
Murder victim's father says, 'This man took me through hell'
On July 18, Chattanooga Police Officer Karl Fields sent a message to the alleged victim of a rape he was investigating.
Chattanooga police have placed an officer on administrative leave after a woman said he had an inappropriate relationship with her while he investigated her rape case.